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CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 7:30am EDT
and menaced the french troops in mexico under the emperor, maximilian. maximilian had come to power in mexico during the civil war and he has supported the confederacy former rebel troops streaming into mexico, seeking refuge. the state department opposed any actions towards mexico. so sheridan today clandestine cold war, arguably the first in u.s. history. he conducted conspicuous troop maneuvers near the rio grande river and the secretly provided mexican insurgents with weapons from the federal arsenal. partly due to sheridan zephyrs, but also events in europe, the emperor, napoleon the third cam withdrew his support of maximilian. maximilian's regime collapsed and the mexican insurgents that sheridan has ordered took control of their country. sheridan was a military governor of texas and louisiana during the early phases of reconstruction. the army commanders in the south were caught between congresses harsh reconstruction policies and president andrew johnson's opposition to them. most of them kept a low profile. sheridan did not. urged on by grant, he alone removed the light at officials
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
you to know that my priorities are mexico's priorities. protecting social security and medicare. tax cuts for the middle class, keeping our promises to our veterans and making college more affordable for everyone. i come home nearly every weekend so i can hold the job fairs to meet with the mexicans and raise my family. i've always fought for the things that matter most to the mexicans and i will continue to do that in the senate. >> moderator: was the first question with the deficit increasing by the second economic recovery, what would you as a u.s. senator do about taxes and what would you do about spending? we will begin with martin. i think what is critical was to take a balanced approach. every single bipartisan group that's gotten together butter it is simpson-bowles. if you look at both sides of the equation and increase revenue and make cuts to existing programs we are going to have to weather some challenging kids in the future because spending is too high but we also have to increase revenues. it's fair to ask people what the upper income levels to shoulder the same respon
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:45am EDT
you make reference to the u.s. and mexico and house do you view the effected of things such as transnational criminal organizations and confluence of radical extremists, the movement of iran into venezuela and the fact the we have a large border that is essentially flat. >> in my book talking about mexico because i believe anomaly is shining and the greater middle east crucial to the u.s. destiny but mexico is on the same level and on the same level of importance because latin history is moving north demographically. the average guatemalans is 20. the average mexican is in late 20s. the average american -- much longer populations growing at faster rates and ours and whatever we do with immigration there will be more latin speaking people in our society. donald flynn be wrote in the early part of the 20th century when you have an artificial border where much of the southern border is between a highly developed society and and economically less developed society the border doesn't stay stable but moves in the direction of the less developed society which ultimately finds
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
an hour. now, it's $2.50 an hour, a lot closer to mexico's average wage of $3.50 an hour, according to flextronics international, an electronics- maker with countries. now, some say china is preparing to change its manufacturing model. "they're going to put more in r&d and robotic." wages in china are rising so quickly that the boston consulting group estimates labor costs for manufacturing in china and the u.s. could converge as early as 2015. think of it - a billion consumers with more money to spend. "you want people to have money to buy your product." but there's a catch - china wants to promote chinese-made goods. "chinese always try to encourage buying goods made in china. it helps unemployment and is a source of national pride." for products aimed at american consumers, the real winner in china's rising wages may be mexico - a lot closer to the u.s., which means faster and cheaper. another benefit to the u.s. if mexico's export economy is stronger - american companies earn 37 cents of every dollar exported from mexico. why? mexican companies rely that much on american-made pa
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of mexico. oil leaked into the pristine crystal clear waters at an incredible rate of over 2 million gallons per day. the result was an admirer of the wasteland dress a stretch of sludge and lock that extended from louisiana and florida. killed nearly all the seabirds in the region, destroyed fisheries, rendered beaches hazardous and unusable and took a once vibrant region and turned it almost overnight into an empty ghost town. wait a minute. best of what happened and all. that is what the of burma to liberals said was born to happen to what they imagined could occur. thanks to the historical drama types and the media, that's what we all fought. that is what cnn anderson cooper state his entire show on. the because he cares one bit of what the people in that region. the only visits the region when there's something in it for anderson cooper. the people who run the restaurants and hotels, they are not anderson cooper stern the people. he would not be caught dead vacationing in panama city of a gulf shores it is what depended on it. he's more of a martha's vineyard southampton's of speech can
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
with mexico and the civil war was a small club and so grant drank himself out of the army. no one would have thought anything of it except that when the civil war began grant vaulted over dozens of officers senior to himself who took delight in spreading stories of grant's drinking. i tracked accounts of grant's drinking to the extent that i could and discovered on two occasions during the civil war he got drunk to the extent that he got drunk and went to bed and slept off and look up the next morning. he never got drunk at a time when being drunk impaired his ability to perform his responsibilities. he got drunk once during the siege of vicksburg when nothing was happening. he never got drunk when he was president. this is a story that has stuck with him in part because it is a label. you can put on somebody and it is hard to disprove. the part about grand being a butcher is something that even occurred to some of grant's fans during the civil war, the civil war shocked american sensibilities win the war began. no one understood how big the conflict was going to become. how many people woul
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
struggles. >> short the aussie dollar, what, long the mexican peso? >> mexico is one of the big winners because they're deliberately raising wages. so low value added chinese manufacturing is nowhere near as competitive in the world as it once was. you see evidence of the u.s. getting some of it back. so mexico sort of had its breakfast, lunch and dinner the past 20 years by china appearing on the scene is probably in the early stages of regaining some of that a. so i think mexico is a big winner. southeast asia, philippines, for example. >> all right. jim, stick around. more to come from you. let's get over to asia and get a wrap of the day over there. >> thanks, ross. asian markets were mostly higher buoyed by improved data in u.s. and europe and also the rba rate cut. surprising move from the central bank helped the australian market end at a five month high. resources and banks enjoyed the rally. the aussie dollar on a one month low on the back of that decision. more companies announced profit warnings as concrete signs of a fwleb al slowdown, but shipping companies rebounded on som
WHUT
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
fight with marines. final forensic tests are being carried out to confirm it is one of mexico's most wanted men. the u.s. had offered $5 million for his capture. lawyers representing the libyan government tell the international criminal court that gaddafi should be tried in his home country. he is accused of committing more crimes against the rebels who overthrew his father last year. they are expected to argue he would not receive a fair trial in libya. american scientists say they are upset about the debris arriving a 200-ton dock was found to be carrying 100,000 species that threaten local marine life. and still to come on gmt, celebrations in uganda will be live as the east african nation marks 50 years of independence. >> a secret agent who infiltrated the i.r.a. on behalf of british securities says ehe's been abandoned by those he served and left with mental health problems as a result. he has lived under a false identity for almost 30 years after revealing sensitive information in one of the biggest criminal trials in irish and british history. colin campbell reports. >> raymo
CSPAN
Oct 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
elected come november 6th. in new mexico former county commissioner michelle lujan english ham is the favorite -- grisham is the favorite candidate. and we also expect two new faces from texas. in cd 20, joaquin castro will most likely win the seat currently being held by charlie gonzalez, and in a new district created by reapportionment, vega has excellent opportunities of winning cd 34. texas was a big winner in reapportionment where it picked up four new congressional seats. however, of those four new seats, it appears only one will be held by a latino member of congress. there also are opportunities for latino candidates in competitive districts that are nonlatino majority district cans. three of these are also in california. former lieutenant governor pulled mad doe, a republican, is facing the incumbent, lois capps. this, again, is a completely redrawn district from what lois capps has currently held, and it is a very competitive district, and it's one where the former lieutenant governor has a strong opportunity to the defeat lois capps, and that's a district that's bein
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
gary johnson. the former republican governor of new mexico talks about his view of the two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. from "washington journal," this is 40 minutes. >> host: joining us now is gary johnson, the former governor of new mexico, a republican 1995-2003 who is now the libertarian presidential nominee, and gary johnson, first question. when you look at the major party candidates and this year's cycle, what's missing in the debate and the dialogue? and what do you wring to the table -- what do you bring to the table? >> guest: well, how about truth for starters. the notion that both obama and romney are arguing over who's going to spend more money on medicare when we need to have a raging debate and discussion in this country on how we slash medicare spending because if we don't, um, i believe that we're going to find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse as a result of continuing to borrow and spend money to the tune of 43 cents out of every dollar that we spend. >> host: so what are you seeing out there on that particular issue? what's your
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
and they say it is double at over 20%. events anywhere near lunchtime in mexico, but means just one thing for millions of people -- tacos. the corn tortilla is the staple food for millions of people in this large country. in recent years the price has been creeping up. it has gone up 60% under this government alone over the last six years. the mexican government has had to start importing corn needed to make tortillas. and has come at a cost of $1.5 billion or more per year for the mexican state. it's not just at the tacos stand where prices are going up. it's also on the supermarket shelves and in the market. meat and terry have gone up over a third in the past six years. the price of the basic food baskets has risen by 50% or more. it's having a major effect on poor mexican families who previously relied on avocados, tomatoes, eggs. johnputting them towards thune del prado mexico is the second fastest -- fattest nations on earth now. >> later, we will discuss some issues around the rising food prices with a senior figure from the united nations food and agriculture organization. amen. a
CSPAN
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
mexico, we established lottery scholarships which allowed really any graduating high school student from new mexico to go to college with those costs paid. so woths what's the federal role, though, when it comes to education, and what's the primary reason in this country why college division tuition is so high? well, it is because of guaranteed government student loans that because of guaranteed government student loans, no one has the excuse for not going to education. and so because of that, institutions of higher learning, colleges and universities are immune from pricing that if kids would take a harder look at it, gee, i don't think i can afford $15,000 a semester, i think i will just sit this one out. when that happens en masse, i guarantee you, the cost of college tuition will drop dramatically. today that doesn't exist. i can't afford $15,000, yet friends and family will point and say, look, you can get a guaranteed government student loan. that is another one of government's unintended consequences that have college tuition at such a high rate. [applause] >> jill. >> i think it
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
mexico, gary johnson. cnn orc poll last month found johnson polling 3% of the voters nationwide. the chairman of the rnc, reince priebus, says he's not worried about a gary johnson. >> well, understand that they are not going to throw their vote away when we have an election here that's about the future of the america. i just don't see that happening. in fact, i see that it's almost a nonfactor. and so i -- i'm not worried about it. >> with me now, former new mexico governor and a republican when he was governor in new mexico, gary johnson. governor johnson, good morning. >> chuck, great to be with you. thank you. >> let me ask you this. what are you advocating that you don't think is being advocated by either president obama or mitt romney? >> let's not bomb iran, let's get out of afghanistan tomorrow, bring the troops home, marriage equality, that it's a constitutional right. i would have never signed the defense authorization act. balance the federal budget now. eliminate income tax, corporate tax, abolish the irs and replace that with one federal consumption tax which i thin
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in mexico say they have finally arrested a suspect in the killing of an american along the mexican border. but the victim's wife says there is one thing for which she still needs closure and that's this. ...seems like you guys got a little gassed out there. enough already. c'mon guys. next question. hello! what's your favorite color? what's my favorite color? yes. purple. what's your favorite animal? sea turtle. what's your bedtime? do you believe in space aliens? ...i love puppies. hash browns or home fries? home fries. do you like my dress? why can't you guys ask good questions like this? [ morgan ] for a chance to interview an nfl player... join visa nfl fan offers and make your season epic. >> shep: big news out of mexico where the navy reports -- mexican navy, delivered a pair of blows to the most vicious drug cartels. mexican marines say they killed the leader of the zetas cartel in a fire fight. multiple news outlets dubbed him the executioner. he's reportedly a former special forces officer whose cartel put the severed heads of his rivals on display and carried out massacres and a
WHUT
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
10/12/12 10/12/12 [captioning made possible by democracy now!] >> from santa fe, new mexico, this is "democracy now!" >> we immediately went out and rescued general motors. we went ahead and major we cut taxes from the middle-class. in addition, when that occurred, what did romney do? m the romney said to let foreclosures hit the bottom rate is should not surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. >> with respect to that, the vice-president very well knows that sometimes the words do not come out of your mouth or by way. [laughter] >> but i always say what i mean. and so does romney. >> as vice-president joe biden and republican congress member paul ryan spar in kentucky, in their only vice-presidential debate, we break the sound barrier including two candidates shut out by the two men political parties. chicano writer luis rodriguez, the vice president to candidate of the justice party, and cheri honkala of the green party. >> there's a real crisis happening in this country. when corporations and the we
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
barrier. cnn's brian todd is in rose wwe, new mexico for the supersonic event. he has a preview for us. >> reporter: zoraida, john, the moment is just about at hand. we're about to find out if felix baumgartner can break this record. he's going to try to break the speed record for a human traveling outside a space vehicle. no one has ever broken the sound barrier, 690 miles an hour in just a suiting with helmet and parachute. he'll be try to do that today. here is what we have going here. this is the balloon that will take him up to the edge of space. it's called a high altitude balloon. that's a diagram of it there. the balloon is ten times thinner than a plastic bag, yet incredibly strong. this is the atechnology involve here. it will take about three hours to get to his starting point. you see some of the own components here. what is key is if any of the suit gets breached at those high a altitudes, about 30 sections after his jump will be the most hostile. if anything about the suit gets breached, he could freeze because of the severe temperatures there. it gets about 70 degrees be
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
to mexico. i am trying to understand what they are trying to do with that voucher. i think people should understand a voucher has a limited. if that limit of money runs out, especially old people, and young people should be thinking about it, because we are getting older, once that voucher runs out, people will start tasting a little bit of a third world thing. when you go to a doctor like in mexico or any other third world, doctors over there ask you first before they attend to you if you have insurance or money. if you don't have either, they will tell you to go back outside. that is very worrisome. to make another comment about the debt we have, people need to understand that started with republicans throughout the years before obama. no regulations on wall street. it's very worrisome. i think obama is doing the right thing trying to regulate especially on wall street, because wall street is a funding tunnel of getting money out of this country and not taxing the rich. host: money is in oklahoma, republican. good morning. caller: the man before me was just on the talking points of the
CSPAN
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
opportunities of being elected come november 6th. in new mexico, former county commissioner, michelle grissom is the favorite candidate. should be the first hispanic woman to be elected from new mexico to represent the state. we also expect to new faces from texas. in cd 20, deceived by charlie gonzalez in an interdistrict district created by reapportionment, keep in mind that texas was the big winner and reapportionment, were picked up for new congressional seats. however, it appears only one will be held by a latino member of congress. there also are opportunities for latino candidates in competitive districts that are non-latino majority districts. three of these are also in california. former lieutenant governor is facing the incumbent over seven from the area, lois steps. this again is a district firm lewis taxes currently held and is a very competitive district and is one where the former lieutenant governor has a strong opportunity to defeat lois capps and the district is closely watched for november 6. in the san joaquin valley, the republican that democrats as a viable candidate in t
CSPAN
Oct 24, 2012 1:00am EDT
or telling maine or telling arizona or new mexico any state what they should do. but we have to work in every state and every legislator and oppose top two. in my view, it is a hindrance to true democracy for grassroots americans that don't want to be controled by p.a.c.s. >> and our final speaker on this topic, i know you were a republican as governor of new mexico. gary johnson, your response. >> well, running for governor of new mexico as a republican, i ran completely outside of the political system, completely. and i went and i introduced myself to the republican party two weeks before iran, and they said, you know what? we like you, we like what you have to say. we are completely inclusive. you can go and make your case to all republicans in the state, take part in the debates, take part in the discussions. that's the way politics should be. i was able to make that presentation. i was able to make that case. by the way, the republican party chairman at that time said, you can do all this stuff, but you just need to know that you will never get elected because it is not possible to get e
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
more mention this week in the debate than all of japan, mexico, or europe? >>> first, my take. the international monetary fund's latest world economic outlook makes for gloomy roading. growth projections have been revised downward almost everywhere, especially in europe and the big emerging markets like china. yet when looking out over the next four years, coincidentally the next presidential term, the imf projects that the united states will be the strongest of the world's rich economies. u.s. growth is forecast to average 3%, much stronger than that was germany or france, at 1.2%, or even canada at 2.3%. increasingly the evidence suggests that the united states has come out of the financial crisis of 2008 in better shape than its peers because of the actions of its government. perhaps the most important cause of america's relative health is the federal reserve. ben bernanke understood the depths of the problem early and responded energetically and creatively. the clearest vindication of his actions has been that the european central bank after charting an opposite course for
FOX Business
Oct 16, 2012 4:00pm EDT
? >> colombia and peru. peru is also a very good place. and of course mexico and chile. you know, these are poor countries that have free trade agreements with the united states. david: yes. >> that is very good for them. in addition their central banks are implementing inflation targeting policies which have brought down inflation to, you know, three, 4% at most. and of course you have brazil. i think brazil has still some excessively protectionistic approach but i think, a good strategy for the united states would be to offer countries like brazil, like uruguay, and peru, the possibility of engaging in free trade negotiations. that would be very good for those countries but also for the united states. there are plenty of opportunities there. david: domingo, we have to invite you back specifically to talk about mexico. we haven't forgotten mexico. we have news coming on the citi front. there is analyst call coming in. the former finance minister from argentina. thanks very much for coming in. >> appreciate it. liz: david, the headlines are flashing "fast and furious"ly. in essence the ceo holdi
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
shooting in the new mexico. more than dozen teenagers left dead. 1300 guns are still unaccounted for. the failed program was under investigation since border agent briknow terry - briantery was killed. >> former governor said the moment he realized the house keeper. he tarted looking like me. and i kind of got it. it was never discussed. i put the things together here. >> duask mildred in >> no, i didn't. it felt like i should take on the of taking care of him and her. >> gretchen: there is more you haven't heard. tune in to "fox and friends" when arnold swarsnegar joins us live >> steve: over the weekend 2000 americans were killed in afghanistan. the president talks about on the stop his greatest achievement and that is the killing of osama bin laden. here he is in nevada over the weekend. >> al-qaida is on the path of defeat and osama bin laden is dead. sounds like he dropped the gm line. >> gretchen: the greatest accomplishment is the killing of osama bin laden so the president is making a lot of that. but what is the real story on the ground? for example what really happened in l
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
of 1997 when i was broke, broken, and on drugs. i was in mexico city where i had been lucky enough to go under a book contract from new york. i got an advance from a new york publishers to write a book. a dream come true. in mexico city i had crossed the deadline and didn't have a word written and i was broke and i called the only friend i could count on at that point because my life style led me to destroy a lot of personal relationships. i call the performance artist lives in the united states for many years and the solidarity network, art and politics in the 1980s and i said [speaking spanish] >> in the village of joshua tree, calif.. there is a set of circumstances that led her, she is from the tropics in central america. how did she wind up in the desert? everybody has a story in the desert how they got there. she said [speaking spanish] we will take care of you and give you a place to live. i arrive in the desert and one of the first things that i saw when i rented my little shack in the sand next to a sign that said next services, hundred miles, town of 29 palms, felt myself drive
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at c-span.org. >> former new mexico governor and libertarian can it -- can the -- candidate gary johnson. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. gary johnson, first question. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. the notion that obama and mitt romney are arguing over who will spend more on medicare. when we need to have a raging debate in this country on how we cut medicare spending, spending, i think we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse. that issue/ what is your prescription? pardon the expression. guest: i oversaw the reform of medicaid when i was governor of new mexico. we saved hundreds of millions of dollars. we set a better health-care networks for the poor. i believe if the government blocked -- done away with the strings and the manas, i could have overseen the delivery of health care to the poor. -- do away with the mandates. health care for those over 65. get the federal government out of
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
to death in self-defense. jon: new arrest in a murder on the u.s.-mexico border. texas couple, david and tiffany hartley went jet-sking on falcon lake which straddles the border just over two years ago. they were out checking out church ruins submerged, half submerged on the mexican side of the lake. tiffany says pirates in three small boats started chasing them, shooting her husband in the head and gunning for her until she made it back to land. mexican police have been searching for the mysterious killers for two years. now they have made an arrest. this man, a drug cartel leader, who goes by the nickname of, squirrel. joining us on the phone the sheriff of zapata county, texas. is this a guy you have heard of? has he been on your radar, sheriff gonzalez? >> honestly know. we identified five individuals that had something to do with the killing of david that are low level i guess you could say. also an immediate yacht supervisor that gave orders to kill tiffany also. this individual is someone new to us. we were not aware he had any involvement. of course he is higher ranking i gue
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 1:40am PDT
million on tv ads in ohio through the beginning of october. >>> the killing of mexico's most feared criminal gang kingpin should be considered a major coup in the war on drugs. but it has now turned into a bit of an embarrassment. mexican special forces say they killed cartel leader, heriberto lazcano. in a vicious gun battle. then it fizzled as armed gunmen stormed a funeral home and snatched lazcano's remains from under the noses of authorities. >> how did he disappear? >> that is a wild story. >> that is fascinating. >> the nickname says it all, "the executioner." they actually had a $5 million bounty on his head. highest profile drug lord to be killed or captured, when mexican president calderon took office in 2006. they got one of the big fish here for sure. but the drug war in mexico is frightening and violent and doesn't even begin to scratch the surface there. >> unbelievable. apparently he was also one of mexico's most wanted men. and this isn't the first time a body has disappeared. the cartels are sort of known for doing that kind of thing. >> it is. scary. >>> speaking o
PBS
Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
moll i was interested to see as well here is what they didn't mention, they didn't mention mexico and the drug crisis there, the drug wars going on and the euro crisis or anything going on in europe, they didn't mention india where probably a lot of, a lot more american jobs are being outsourced there than many other places and mentioned no sub saharan country in africa and didn't mention korea, north korea has a program and sanction that ised are up in the air storks much time was spent on israel, secondarily, some time spent on afghanistan and so much time talking about nation building at home that the pivot almost obscured the rest of the debate for long, long stretches, it was remarkable in that way. i know you can't talk about everything and every debate, but some of the things that didn't get talk about were kind of noticeable. >> rose: what did you think -- >> can i echo that? >> quickly. >> i think particularly mexico and europe, because these are domestic issues, these are affecting the -- europe is affecting our economy like nobody's business, and mexico if you live in t
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 8:30pm EDT
, the tragedies in mexico, when is it going to end? it's not that dangerous compared to the pill and the meth. left wing, the right wing, evangelists for crying out loud. the truth is black and white. it's dangerous for me to sound like a cheerleader about any particular issue because people think i'm, you know, cheech or woody harrellson, but the real estate is from a journalist tick perspective, it's black and white, the billions that can be put back in the economy while hurting the cartels. i know they would know that the statistic that's cited, profits could be high, but the fact is quite a lot of organized crimes financing is not from the heroin and meth, but cannabis. we can have american farmers growing this, taxing it, and put narks back to work. their agricultural commissioner is begging to put it back to work for america's factories, clothing, and energy. i went to a stainability festival a few years ago, and the other speaker was usda expert on by -- biofuels. there's one that filters toxics out of soil.
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2012 8:35pm EDT
of this administration to deal in an effective and a good-faith way with mexico, with costa rica, with the other nations in trying to find a peaceful settlement to the dispute in central america has undermined our capacity to effectively deal diplomatically in this area as well. >> sir, people as well-balanced and just as father theodore hesburgh at notre dame, who headed the select commission on immigration, have pointed out repeatedly that there will be no immigration reform without employer sanctions, because it would be an unbalanced bill, and there would be simply no way to enforce it. however, putting that aside for the moment, your critics have also said repeatedly that you have not gone along with the bill or with any immigration reform because of the hispanic groups -- or hispanic leadership groups -- who actually do not represent what the hispanic-americans want, because polls show that they overwhelmingly want some kind of immigration reform. can you say, or how can you justify your position on this? and how do you respond to the criticism that this is another, or that this is an example of y
KCSMMHZ
Oct 17, 2012 2:30pm PDT
was 89. the body lay in state for three months. >> weather forecasters in mexico say tropical storm paul remains a threat. it is unlikely to make landfall, but could cause some flash floods and dangerous ocean swells. it was originally classified as a hurricane. >> officials in afghanistan sale least 45 afghan soldiers have been in it -- injured in a suicide last in the east of the country. the bomber drove his explosives- laden vehicles into a joint nato/afghan base. the taliban has claimed responsibility. >> disgraced cycling star lance armstrong has resigned as chairman of the cancer charity leavestrong -- livestrong. >> sports equipment maker nike has announced it will no longer sponsor armstrong, based on growing evidence armstrong had misled the company for more than a decade. >> in europe, with public pressure mounting over the economic environment of cost of biofuels, the european commission announced a major correction in its policies that could eventually see the sector scaled way back. >> commissioners say new proposals out today send out the right signal for the industry, whi
KCSMMHZ
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
is still paying for cleanup operations from its 2009 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. >> a boost for japan's nuclear industry. hitachi has won the right to build up to six nuclear power plants in britain. it has taken over a british nuclear company. >> they set up the horizon project three years ago, but they decided to sell after germany announced it was getting out of nuclear power. well, he is the man who will challenge angela merkel in the next german election next year, but he is under pressure to explain his personal finances. >> that is after it was revealed he had earned a huge pay packet, giving speeches to big companies. he denies the allegations, but some say it could damage his campaign to become chancellor. >> peer steinbrueck has earned 1.2 million euros in outside speaking fees since 2009. most of that money comes from the financial sector. critics attacked him for not revealing the exact amounts he charge for talks. steinbrueck now says he wants to set the record straight. >> several people have tried to hang the stone around my neck, saying i have not been transparent enou
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the day today on your nbc station. nbc station. >>> in mexico, it was a big to-do over tiny turtles. over 600 school children helped mexican navy personnel launch 4,000 hatchlings into the oh, my gosh. despite laws prohibiting their sale, the eggs are a mexican diet staple and are often sold in markets. >>> in china, one little boy is showcasing some pretty big strength. he might not be so big after all, or little. the 7-year-old weighs 112 pounds and showcases strength by carrying a 90-pound bag on his shoulders. he piggybacks his 200-pound father. aspiring to be a weight lifter, the boy even pulled a 2500 pound car with five passengers inside. oh, my goodness. >>> the infamous dancing inmates in the philippines are back at it again. this time about 1,000 prisoners decided to go at it gangnam style after tackling songs like thriller and the hustle. the inmates decided to recreate a more current hit. you've heard this one, right? "gangnam." the prisoners showed off their best rodeo style moves. they perform for the public about once a month. i'll give you 20 bucks if you teach me that dan
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
much of mexico as well as the the u.s., western canada. but there are thunderstorms in the cards for you today. along the atlantic coast. from florida up into new england. the heaviest of the rain, stronger wind will be found actually up towards the northeast. then we have a winter storm system which is push pushing its way along the u.s./canada border at the moment. there are watches, warnings, posted, winter storm from montana right through towards the great lakes. you could see in the parts of minnesota, as well as southea southeastern manitoba. 30 centimeters of snow. strong winds. near white-out conditions. warnings post ford that as well. temperatures are going to be falling across the north. in fact pushing in towards the east over the weekend. already, we are seeing five, three, in winnipeg, fargo. 23 degrees in chicago. not bad today. knock 10 degrees off that as we head into saturday. same goes with your 25 in new york city. by saturday going to be down to 15. so, time to got out the winter woolies it would appear. not so for you in the south. 32,houston. 2 in atlanta.
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
katrina. the storms slammed the gulf of mexico, killing nearly 2,000 people. new orleans took a direct hit. residents lost their homes. and one school, o. perry walker high, lost its instruments. a non-profit association of jazz fans in japan immediately sent funds. and in doing so helped revive the spirit of a city with a rich jazz history. fast forward six years to march 2011. this time musicians in japan's northeast are struck by disaster. the tsunami pummelled the port of kesinuma, sweeping away boats and buildings and taking await instruments of a city's popular youth jazz band. the swing dolphins couldn't swing anymore. but a month after the disaster, the dolphins were back on stage and playing new instruments, most of them donated thanks to the efforts of jazz musicians in new orleans. the o. perry walker high school band never forgot the help they received after katrina. they immediately organized concerts to raise money for their japanese friends. >> i was in the same predicament like five, six years ago. so it gave me the opportunity to help someone else out olympic th like they
WHUT
Oct 12, 2012 7:30am EDT
, cooler air comes in. that air is colliding with warmer air from the gulf of mexico. creating a potential for severe weather in the ozarks into tonight. well, with severe weather should be moving towards the west. areas like the central plains and the southern plains, will be, at risk of severe weather on your friday. severe thunderstorms, gusty winds. and hail are possible. now out west, things are looking more wintry. we have regot heavy rain possib. heavy snow is likely in the four corners region in colorado. in the next 24 hours. out west, showers along the western coast. and then mountain snow for the canadian rockies on your friday. temperatures are cooling down to 12 degrees in vancouver. slightly warming up to 10 degrees in winnipeg. 12 in chicago. but we'll be warming up to 22 degrees as we head into your saturday. all right. finally, let's go over to europe then. things are calming down across ice lan. however, looking quite stormy across the uk and western continent. wet, windy weather. moving towards germany and over the next 24 hours. thunderstorms in italy should be moving t
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
of the reform of mexico are monument after monument, some to local heroes, there's the last as tech ruler, some to world leaders, here's gandhi, christopher columbus, abraham lynn come, and the latest statue to go up is high daf hue lee daf. that's what others are asking. he was the leader of the central asian pet trow state until he died ten years ago. his son who is currently the president spend $5 million of his nation's oil riches to rebound some mexico city park. ice called the park and that's where the statue sits. if you take a look at the map you'll see that while this is the first statue of him, similar star tus have concurred much of eastern world and in asia. perhaps this one is coming to a park near you. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was c,
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2012 4:00pm EDT
troops were streaming into mexico seeking refuge. state department opposed any actions that might lead to war with mexico. so share dan -- sheridan conducted a clandestine cold war, arguably the first in u.s. history. he conducted con pick accuse troop ma nevers near the rio grande river and provided mexican insurgents with weapons from the federal arsenal. probably do to sheridan's evidents, and also due to events in europe, france's emperor, napoleon iii, withdrew his support of maximilian. maximilian's regime collapsed and the mexican insurgents that sheridan had supported, took control of their country. sheridan was a military governor of texas and louisiana during the early phases of reconstruction. the army commanders in the south were caught between congress' harsh reconstruction policies and president andrew johnson's opposition to them. most of them kept a low profile. sheridan did not. urged on by grant, he alone removed elected officials who defied congress' policies. fired scores of them. from city alderman to the governors of louisiana and texas. consequently, president jo
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